Determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations to describe.
Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words.
Sort words into categories to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner and adjectives differing in intensity.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds.
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Identify real-life connections between words and their use.
Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context.
Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
Analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
Acquire conversational, general academic, and domain specific words and phrases.
Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases.
Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed
Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.
Correctly use frequently confused words
Demonstrate understanding of words antonyms and synonyms.